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The 15th Annual American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
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Objective

To promote and support new talent by creating real and original opportunities.

To make Hollywood more accessible than ever before to more aspiring screenwriters, American Gem Short Script Writing Contest: presented by Filmmakers Magazine and Write Brothers, is forming strategic alliances with the powers that be in Film, TV and Literary Publishing.

SHORT SCRIPTS | SHORT STORIES | SHORT TV SCRIPTS | TELEVISION AND PILOTS OR EXISTING | SITCOMS | TV SHOWS | REALITY SHOW ON TV OR THE WEB | TREATMENTS | DIGITAL OR WEBSERIES | GAME SHOWS | ETC.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/30/2019

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Rules

For rules please visit us at: http://filmmakers.com/contests/short/index.htm#Rules

Awards

Short Story and Short Script Writing Awards & Prizes

Top 10 SCRIPTS (including short stories) to be READ by Leading Hollywood Television Producers, Publishing Houses, Development Executives, Management Companies & Agents for Representation, and/or Production Consideration and/or or Publication.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER (from all submissions)

A) 1000 (USD) +
B) a copy of screenwriter or Dramatica Pro by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for Best script of the Year +
E) an Official Selection laurel

ELITE PRIZE WINNER - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $250 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for best or 2nd best short script
E) an Official Selection laurel

ELITE PRIZE WINNER - SHORT STORY

A) $250 (USD) +
B) a copy of Dramatica Pro by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for best or 2nd best short story
E) an Official Selection laurel

DIAMOND PRIZE WINNER - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $150 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 2nd or 3rd best Script
E) an Official Selection laurel

DIAMOND PRIZE WINNER - SHORT STORY

A) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
B) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 2nd best or 3rd best short story)
C) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - SHORT SCRIPT OR TV SCRIPT

A) $50 (USD) +
B) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
D) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd or 4th place
E) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - SHORT STORY

A) a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter by Write Brothers +
B) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd or 4th place
C) an Official Selection laurel

PLATINUM PRIZE WINNERS - ONE HOUR, NEW OR EXISTING

A) Emerging Artist Award Certificate for 3rd Best Script in a category
B) an Official Selection laurel

10 RUNNERS-UP

A) an Official Selection laurel

American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

American Gem Names Quarterfinalists

American Gem and Write Brothers have announced the quarterfinalists of the 12th Annual American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival. American Gem Literary Festival attracted a total of 1,341 entries worldwide, 1,139 short scripts, 197 short stories and 5 Documentaries.

QUARTERFINALISTS ARE:
(in alphabetical order)

30 Miles to Mexico by Diana Densmore
A Rose Without a Thorn by Lucas Davis
Ace of Alice by Nick Wheelehon
An Eye In The Sky by Vanessa Daniel
At the Gallery by Madeline Dennis-Yates
Backward Country by Ava Black
Be Home by Midnight by Tiffany Longacre
Be Love by Nora Murphy
Beat the Street by Megan Vance
Beatrice Brought Dessert (Screenplay) by Lauren Young and Emma Radest
Beauty at the Music Festival by Evelyn Adams
Beauty Feast by Avery Clark
Beware of the Friendly Stranger by Harper Perez
Beyond Life and Death by Arianna Allen
Bloody Mary and Harry by Lilian Porter
Books by Crooks by Hannah L. Scott
Born Angry by Aaliyah Green
Brian's Humiliation by Heather Wright
Bubbly Persona by Mary Sutherland
Cat & Mouse by Jeremy Storey
Celebration En Mass by Faith Hodges
Chapina by florencia Davidzon
Charon's Way by Natalia Megas
Children of Terror by Anna Philips
Choose Your Destiny by Christian Bell
Cleansing Acts by Carlos Perez
Concrete Jungle by Ron Podell
Confess by Scott McConnell
Crossroads Not Taken by Kimberly Morgan
Daisy Doesn't Live Here by Trevor Lyman
Dakota Caves - 2 Miles by Robert J. Rogers
Damnation City by Leah Flores
Deadly Mirrors by Kylie Nguyen
Death of a Telemarketer by Khaled Ridgeway
Deep Into The Darkness by austin letson
Deli Takeout (Pilot Episode of Brooklyn Deli) by Jim Norman
Deliberate Acts of Hate by Victoria Cook
Delicate Hearts by Nicola Grant
Dick - Ep. 101 - Pilot by Aaron Mara
Dignity and Honor by Eric Miller
Dirty Freaky Love by Max Oliver
Doctor Mayberry by Keith Forsyth
Doorlocker by Tony DiSibio
Dracula Resurrected by Callie Bell
Dreaming of Better Days by Deirdre Smith
Dying to See the Light by Rose Graham
Ear Whisperers by Makayla Howard
Earth and Fire by Blake Lewis
Eternal Pain by Jennifer Peake
Etiquette by Michael Rights
Evil Speaks by Milton Dorris
Failing is Expected by Andrea Chapman
Familiar Voices by Stephanie Goodwin
Famine in America by Eliana Long
Fashion is My Cryptonite by Adeline Foster
Feeling My Heart by Lily Gray
Fiends and Traitors by Keira Morales
Fireworks for a Funeral by Madeline Dennis-Yates
Freshy Face by Catherine Fridey
Fun Nation by Evan White
Furniture by Marvin Kaplan
Genocide, The Final Chapter by Cora Coleman
Greek Surf by Jeanmarie Fenrich
Gross Negligence by Lily Dickens
Guarding Money by Victoria Wright
Hail Mary Country by Tannaz Hazemi
Haus Rules by Jason Rothberg
Heart Thieves by Liam Wallace
HEARTBREAK MUSEUM by Phil Saroyan
Hell Hound - "The Legend of Robert Johnson" by Giancarlo Fusi
HELP WANTED by Ikechukwu Nwoko
Home by Jennifer Harrison
If It Happens Again I'll Kill You by Lisa Jay
Internal Conflicts by Suzanne Saltz
It Happened the Night Kevin Costner Came to Dinner by Bill DeVoe
It's My World, Dog! by Jeremy Fairman
Judgemental Jude by Pawan Sawlani
Katie's Hades by Shelley Krawchuk
Keeper of the City by Su Hodder
Kindness of a Stranger by Gabriel Washington
Know When to Fold by Joe Cameron
Kookaburra by Jeffrey Morin
Land of the Free and Imprisoned by Jacquie Latham
Last Paycheck by Grayson Burns
Leave by Alysha Haran
Let's Seal the Deal by Brandon Langdon
Life on Canvas by Jake Jones
Light in Darkness by Nathan Jimenez
Listen to Your Inner Child by Sebastian Payne
Living and Dying Daily by Frank Hill
Living Examples by Sarah Cornish
Love and be Loved by Natalie Springer
Love Me or Leave Me by Connor Wilson
Love Saves by David Dixon
Love Seeker by Samuel Hunt
Love Slave by Colin Fraser
Marrying a Man-child by Alivia Chang
Maximum Jeopardy by Julian Boyd
Meeting In Our Dreams by Cherri Culberson
MENTALLY EVIL by Ronnie Lewis Jr
Metal Spine by Joseph Fierro Jr.
Moving Shadows by Scarlet Evans
Nick The Hat by Michael Perri
Northbound by Mark Allen
Osiris by Kathryn Ferentchak
Out to Lunch, Be Back Never by Adrian Pierce
Pay to Stay by Jordan Peters
Pencil Fight by Rob Herzog
Perfect by Anthony Pittelli
Pink Houses by Josiah Hansen
Reclaim what is Mine by Neil Metcalfe
Resurrect Yourself by Simon Wilson
Rise Without Fear by Brody Bradley
Road to NGAF by Pablo Luis Perez
Road Trip Cut Short by Dorothy White
Roughly the Present by Lisa Romagnoli
Shadows in the Night by Sophia Aguilar
Smile by Sarah Phillips
Soul MateOriginal by Deirdre Patterson
Stairway to Love by Amelia Carlson
Stay until you're dead by Ri Versteegh
Staying In Forever by Andrea Clarkson
Stealing Faith by Eliza Sherman
SubOriginal by Deirdre Patterson
Supreme Love by William Anderson
Sweet Taste of Revenge by Owen Hudson
Tag by Stuart Creque
Take A Second Look by Ava Dickens
Take My Husband Please by Victor Newman
Teller Vision by John W. Welch
The Boy From Rio by Eduardo Rufeisen
The Disco Heel by Kendall Klym
The End by kelly jean karam
The Executive Assistant by Una Mitchell
The Fabulous Mindy by Izabella Curry
The Forgotten Children by Jessica Berry
The Grower's Wife by Briana Lyon
The Hostile Preacher, the Beginning by Esther Y. Potter
The Kitchen Table by John W. Welch
The Last High by Doug Bost
The Life Inside by Hayden Goodman
The Long Message by Elizabeth Carter
The New Girl at School by Jane North
The Night We Say Goodbye by Sarah Morgan
The Northpole Visit by Leonard Glover
The Rare Gift by Daren Oaks
The Stairwell by Malcolm J. Solomon
THE STICKY SIDE OF THE LABEL by ARTHUR KLEPFISZ
The Street Photographer by Jim Norman
The Suffering Child by Simon MacDonald
The Village Idiot by David Manning
The Wrong Princess by Sonia Black
The Yentas by Marvin Kaplan
TIME IN THE SQUARE by mara masolini
Time to Stand by Joseph Simpson
Toxic Person by Rachel Ball
Trapped by Alexis Louder
Twirling At Ole Miss by john matthew tyson
Walk, Don't Walk, Run Don't Run by Madeleine Hardacre
War Nation by Ryan Murray
Weak Need Not Apply by Gavin Jones
WISDOM by BEN ABRASS
Wishful Thoughts by Piers Fraser
Your Excused! by Rebecca Rodgers

Updated: 12/31/2016
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American Gem Short Script & Literary Festival

Contact

Attention: C/O FilmMakers Magazine LitFest
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmakers.com

Contact: Jennifer Brooks, Director

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael Ugulini

An interview with screenwriter Michael Ugulini regarding the American Gem Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/25/2007
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